|2016 PIMBA CHAMPIONSHIPS SET FOR THIS SATURDAY AT MOON AREA HS
|We invite all marching band fans to come out and enjoy the thirteen bands that are scheduled to perform at the 2016 PIMBA Championships this Saturday, October 29, at Moon Area HS, hosted by Nick Barthen, Director of Bands, and the Moon Area Band Parents Organization.
The National Anthem will be performed at 5:45 PM with the first band on at 6 PM.
The address for Moon Area HS:
8353 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108
PIMBA is excited to welcome the California Area HS Band, directed by Jerianne Larson, as a Guest Band in the ‘Festival’ performance context for their first PIMBA performance.
PIMBA also welcomes back the Slippery Rock University of PA Marching Band, directed by Dr. Jonathan Helmick, returning for another special exhibition performance to close the show prior to the Awards Ceremony.
Weather permitting, PIMBA is planning to stage its first-ever full on-field retreat with all participating band members on the field as part of the Awards Ceremony.
Tickets will be available at the gate at $9 for Adults and $5 for Students and Senior Citizens.
Click on 'Events' within the menu, then on 'Championships' to view the line-up and performance times.
|BANDS SOUGHT FOR JULY 4th PARADE IN STATE COLLEGE
|Central PA 4th Fest, a daylong celebration of Independence Day in State College, would like to invite high school bands to march in their annual parade in 2017. Interested directors may contact Executive Director Karl Libhart at 814-466-6124 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|PIMBA BANDS MAKE THEIR MARK AT BOA MONROEVILLE REGIONAL
|Four PIMBA member bands----Gateway, Kiski, Moon and Norwin---were among 14 bands from Illinois, New York, Ohio, PA and Virginia that participated in one of the three Bands of America Regionals last weekend staged at Gateway HS in Monroeville.
Congratulations to Moon Area HS for placing 1st in Prelims and to Norwin HS for placing 1st in Finals! Full score recaps from Prelims & Finals as well as a summary of the awards are available on the Music For All (MFA) website at http://www.musicforall.org/resources/fall-results/2016/2016